Excellence Award: First-generation Student Success and related
Supporting the Profession
Application Deadline: October 21, 2022 | Award Type: excellence
This award seeks to highlight innovative initiatives that relate to the programs, policies, procedures, best practices, or services supporting first-generation undergraduate or graduate students. Successful submissions will showcase broad-based institutional support, highlight innovative collaborations, and demonstrate impact on closing the achievement gap for first-generation students. It is vital that the initiative nominated is related to the category and addresses a critical need.
The successful nomination will concisely explain the issue, how it relates to institutional or Student Affairs’ mission, and population addressed. Documentation and results of assessments should include student learning or success outcomes; how the program/service relates to a critical need, and its theoretical foundation.